aware


aware
01. Were you [aware] that your husband was having an affair with his secretary?
02. The death of a young boy in a bicycling accident, though tragic, has nonetheless helped to raise the public's [awareness] of the importance of wearing a helmet.
03. Are you [aware] that you must get a mark of 80% in order to pass to the next level?
04. Police are putting out road blocks every night during the holidays in order to raise [awareness] of the dangers of drinking and driving.
05. The old man suddenly became [aware] that someone was trying to open his bedroom window.
06. Teenagers today are much more [aware] of the dangers of smoking than they were when my mother was young.
07. People today are more [aware] of abuse in the family because it is talked about more openly.
08. Emily Post once said that good manners are a sensitive [awareness] of the feelings of others.
09. Abraham Maslow observed that what is necessary to change a person is to change his [awareness] of himself.
10. Are you [aware] that if you continue to hand your assignments in late, you risk failing the course?
11. A Yemeni proverb notes that a mule driver is not [aware] of the stink of his animals.
12. Despite the fact that we are no longer consciously [aware] of the external world during sleep, our minds continue to actively process information.
13. She was [unaware] of the problem until it was too late.
14. The President was as yet [unaware] of the Foreign Minister's comments at the time of the press conference.
15. The old woman was asleep so she was [unaware] of her family's presence in her hospital room.
16. The Opposition were caught [unawares] by the government's sudden election call.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • aware — aware, cognizant, conscious, sensible, alive, awake mean having knowledge of something, especially of something that for some reason is not obvious or apparent to all. One is aware of something through information or through one’s own vigilance… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • AWARE —    Aware, or mono no aware, is a classical Japanese term used to describe the Buddhist notion of the transience of things and is often used in situations where one is moved (aware) upon seeing tangible things (mono) come to an end. Aware was… …   Japanese literature and theater

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  • Aware — A*ware , a. [OE. iwar, AS. gew[ae]r, fr. w[ae]r wary. The pref. ge orig. meant together, completely. ?. See {Wary}.] 1. Watchful; vigilant or on one s guard against danger or difficulty. [1913 Webster] 2. Apprised; informed; cognizant; conscious; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aware — [ə wer′] adj. [ME < OE gewær < wær, cautious: see WARN] 1. Obs. on one s guard; vigilant 2. knowing or realizing; conscious; informed awareness n. SYN. AWARE implies having knowledge of something through alertness in observing or in… …   English World dictionary

  • aware — index acute, artful, cognizant, guarded, knowing, learned, literate, perceptive, receptive …   Law dictionary

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  • aware — (adj.) late O.E. gewær, from P.Gmc. *ga waraz (Cf. O.S. giwar, M.Du. gheware, O.H.G. giwar, Ger. gewahr), from *ga intensive prefix + wær wary, cautious (see WARY (Cf. wary)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • aware — [adj] knowledgeable acquainted, alert, alive, appraised, appreciative, apprehensive, apprised, attentive, au courant, awake, cognizant, conscious, cool*, enlightened, familiar, go go*, groovy*, grounded*, heedful, hip*, informed, in the know*, in …   New thesaurus

  • aware — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having knowledge or perception of a situation or fact. DERIVATIVES awareness noun. ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary


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